About the Media Buyer position

We are looking to hire a Media buyer who will negotiate and purchase advertising inventory for clients. Your charge will be to ensure that advertisements will be high-quality, reaching target audiences at the lowest possible prices. To do this job effectively, you should possess great critical thinking skills, effective negotiating strategy, and the ability to build a lasting relationship and rapport with clients. Your goal as Media Buyer is to stay within budget while still optimizing advertising exposure while outdoing the competition.

Media Buyer responsibilities are:

  • Build long-term relationships with the clients to whom you report

  • Monitor Return On Investment (ROI) as well as costs.

  • Ensure that advertisements are appropriately displayed and creative.

  • Be creative-- experiment with new platforms and channels

  • Maintain and adjust scheduling on an as-needed basis

  • Analyze and optimize plans and budgets according to best-fit media

  • Work with clients to negotiate space, airtime, and rate(s)

  • Assist in identifying target audiences

  • Plan media campaigns

Media Buyer qualifications are:

  • Google Adwords, Facbook, twitter, Snapchat Advertising platform experience

  • Outstanding critical thinking, attention to detail, organizational, and negotiation skills.

  • Interest in media and media trends

  • Ability to multitask

  • Working knowledge of media software, including but not limited to comScore, and others.

  • Comfortable with media-buying, research, and planning.

  • Proven experience in similar role such as Media Buyer, experience in digital media is particularly preferred.

  • BSc/BA in Advertising, Marketing, or similar field.